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Our Logo

Many get our logo, some all of it, some part of it and some not at all. It was created for us by the creative talent of the very supportive Dan Whitelock . Dan has been with me since my first gig at Vonnies 0n 7th November 2003, he has created all of our posters for […]

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Next Music Cafe Monday 6th March at The Black Book Cafe Stroud

“Thank you so much  for the Café last week , I had a tough day , and I nearly did not come I am so pleased I did the music and ukulele lesson Lifted my Blues , thank you” Our Next Café is Monday 6th March at the fabulous funky Black Book Café in Stroud. The wonderful […]

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Markus King!! Sensational musician from U S of A

  We are so pleased to announce that in partnership with the internationally renowned Cheltenham Jazz Festival we are sponsoring on Thursday 27th April The Markus King Band. This through music will raise the awareness of mental illness within Gloucestershire and the wider music scene.   Markus at only 20 years old is already carving […]

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Thoughts of Valentine

Winter Blues?  The  one you love  warming you heart , till Spring arrives ? So how do you Lift the Blues and say thank you? Valnetine present that is how and we have a few tickets  left for Ruby Turner  the Queen of Soul at the Bacon Theatre (Box Office 01242 258002) on 24th March all in aid of Lifting The Blues! […]

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Ist February something interesting the challenge later in the week

 

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Anna King Radio Gloucestershire Time to Talk Day – Thursday 2nd February 2017

Conversations about mental health changes lives this is why Thursday 2nd February is “Time to Talk day” which aims to get the nation talking about mental health around the clock . Anna King will provide “Time To Talk ” on her morning programme on Radio Gloucestershire tomorrow. I am delighted to say that Lifting The Blues has […]

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A Celebration Of Ivor Gurney 11th February

We are delighted to announce that a charity concert is to be held in Cranham Church on 11th February in aid of the Red Cross and ourselves. This is particularly poignant as Ivor Gurney following his experiences during World War One suffered from mental illness for most of his remaining life, composing many of his […]

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Lifting The Blues to be Jazz Festival Partner

We are able  to announce that due to three very generous donations received for this purpose , we are delighted that we will be an official partner of the internationally  renowned Cheltenham Jazz Festival  running from 26th April until 1st May. This follows last years very successful Vonnies partnership again funded by these generous donors who wish to […]

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Counting down to the 1st of February !

Lifting The Blues will be announcing something very interesting and laying down a challenge in two days time . I am  busting to tell you but I can’t! But it will be here waiting for you I promise!

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Next Music Cafe Monday 6th February

Please tell , friends,  family, loved ones of people with mental illness and those with an interest helping people with mental illness.

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